Bull Moose Party
SHIPS DEC 8
In 1912, Teddy was campaigning for his new progressive party, the bull moose party, when a would be assassin under the influence of William McKinley’s ghost, shot him the chest. Teddy rose to his feet with a bullet lodged in his chest, took the stage and delivered his speech, which lasted 90 minutes. He later told a reporter he felt as fit as a bull moose.